With the current lack of data, we can’t be sure what impact the ‘gig economy’ is having on people’s lives but it is certainly not a new phenomenon

Big claims have been made that the future of work lies in self-employment, multiple job holding, short duration employment and temporary employees. The permanent employee job, we are told, is on its way out.

This is already generating a political backlash, with Hillary Clinton among those accusing companies of exploiting their workforce by “misclassifying them as contractors.”

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS